Aug 29, 2009 11:00am EDT
growing, china is growing, india is growing, india is an interesting case as well. win india became independent in 1490 -- 48, in 48, india chose the economic model which was extremely popular at that time, closed border state controlling the industry, you couldn't start a new business, even a small business without the state authorization, and this was supposed to bring india out of poverty. between 1991, was 1%. this was so predictable, so constant, so regular, that economists in india called that the into rate of growth, as if 1% was rted in the indian or hindu culture. in 1991, the finance minister decided to open the border to welcome foreign investments to a certain extent, to the license system, and india is growing 5%, 6%, 7% according to the year. i mentioned in the a because it is less known, what happened in china, i will not elaborate. one of the miracles which is not a miracle,ust an application of sound principle and good economic policy, shows that the cost share, religion, civilization is not a key factor, the key factor is the economic strategy which is good or bad.
Aug 29, 2009 6:00am EDT
states could develop not just ourselves but for china, india, europe and japan if we could develop a hydrogen economy and we could return petroleum to been primarily a petrochemical feedstock for plastics unit overnight change the balance of power and you would have an enormous shift away from men as well, saudi arabia, iran, iraq, russia and that would be much healthier for the world at large. >> host: this next caller has a question about energy virginia. >> caller: mr. speaker, i have a comment and question and you just partially answered it. seems to me that high standards of living are directly related to our energy consumption and the question is, how do we achieve achieve energy along with conservation and at the same time finding new energy sources? >> guest: q2 simultaneously for things. first you go and strengthen subsidize renewals, solar, wind, and biofuels because all those are available. second, you work on conservation including composite material. ups has a new then there are expementing with that is a composite material rather than steel, reduces the weight of the va
Aug 29, 2009 2:00am EDT
the philippines to taiwan to china to korea to japan to india to malaysia. and world war ii was a very complex war. so we have started down the road of writing about it. and "pearl harbor" is ourirst effort in that direction. and we have one very specific change, and only one in "pearl harbor." the original japanese attack on pearl harbor iseld by admiral nagumo. and nagumo was a battleship admiral. he didn't believe in aviation attack. and the leader of that fleet waÑ yamaot who was a great gambler. he made money playing poker in the u.s. and in pces like monte carlo. whatf the japanese had convinced themselves that the most critica step on december 8th, which is the date in tokyo, december 7th in the u.s., was the rai at pearl harbor and there are yamamoto should have led it and what happened if he hadn aircraft admiral andho was aggressive and risk-taking lead the raid rather than a very cautious and conservative battleship admiral? and i think "pearl harbor" is a pretty goo description, both of the danger to democracies in lying to themselves about wt's happening and the abil